Lobster Festivals



The Maine Lobster Festival
Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival
Redondo Beach Lobster Festival

The Maine Lobster Festival
What is it?
  • Five-day festival celebrating the Seafood month and Maritimes traditions.
  • More than 60,000 attendants for the past events.
  • Events are lined up with a great variety of constant live entertainment, music, dancing, arts and crafts, an assortment of vendors, commercial tent, children's amusement tents, lobster eating contests for children and adults, boat rides and race, crate race and cooking contest. What's more, the astounding marine theme parades with live music, marching bands, theme floats, drill teams and increasing over 25,000 fans. The Coronation and pageant of the Maine Sea Goddess. As well as the reputable and growing 10K race, with hundreds of contestants annually.
  • Feasting menu focuses on fresh steamed Maine lobster, and consists a variety of seafood steamed and fried clams, shrimps, mussels and a more variety provided by many vendors. Wine, beer, and other beverages are also available.
  • Admission fee is different base on the date and time, which the ticket is purchased for; an option to purchase a ticket of the whole event is available. Reserved seating tickets are purchased separately in advance. Exact price are not available before festival officials have released the information.
  • The proceeds from the festival have been donated to numerous of charitable endeavors towards the city.
Where is it?
  • Harbor Park
  • Rockland, ME
  • The Festival will be held along the traditional commercial harbor.

Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival
What is it?
  • Three-day festival celebrating the Seafood month and Maritimes traditions
  • Around 37,000 attended, and over 24,000 lobster meals sold at last year's fest.
  • Nonstop Live entertainment, music, street performer, dancing, arts and crafts, exhibition, calling of lobster contest, and interactive games and rides for children. In addition, one of the more popular events also includes the Dog pet parade and competition, whereas the pets are costumed with marine related theme. The Dog pet parade celebrates Bob, the legendary dog, whose bark had lead lobster fleet safely into the harbor despite the broken lighthouse on a stormy night. Pet competition winner will be awarded with $500.
  • Feasting menu consists of fresh steamed Maine lobster, and variety of seafood including steamed and fried clams, shrimps, mussels, vegetables, wine, beer, other beverages and traditional Southern California style food along more variety provided by many vendors. Discounted steamed lobsters are priced at $11 for 1.25 lb.
  • Admission fee is $6 and children under the age of 12 are free.
  • Offering year-round lobster order opportunity and merchandise.
Who is involved?
  • Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival
  • In association with The Maine Lobster Festival
  • Endorsed by Maine Lobster Promotion Council

Redondo Beach Lobster Festival
What is it?
  • 8th annual lobster festival.
  • Football size fairground.
  • Features popular bands, carnival rides, brunch, and singles night. Feasting with vendors from Cajun, Italian, and Asian to Latin style seafood.
Where is it?
  • Seaside Lagoon
  • Redondo Beach CA


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